Commands tagged LANG (1)

  • greps using only ascii, skipping the overhead of matching UTF chars. Some stats: $ export LANG=C; time grep -c Quit /var/log/mysqld.log 7432 real 0m0.191s user 0m0.112s sys 0m0.079s $ export LANG=en_US.UTF-8; time grep -c Quit /var/log/mysqld.log 7432 real 0m13.462s user 0m9.485s sys 0m3.977s Try strace-ing grep with and without LANG=C

    export LANG=C; grep string longBigFile.log
    ioggstream · 2009-07-14 12:48:02 6

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